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Object Name BELT
Catalog Number 0985.13.00347
Description Leather waist belt with iron roller buckle. Inscription: an iron roller buckle and the markings, "W W Trent" on the inside surface.
Material Leather/Metal/Iron
Dimensions W-1.25 L-28 inches
Owned William W. Trent
Owner Regiment 42nd Virginia Volunteers, Co. A
Event Battle of Cedar Mountain / Slaughter Mountain / Cedar Run
Provenance The belt was worn by 3rd Sergeant William W. Trent, Company A, 42nd Virginia Volunteers. Trent was mortally wounded August 9, 1862 at the battle of Cedar Mountain (Slaughter Mountain) and died on the 11th of that month.
People Trent, William W.
Search Terms Battle of Cedar Mountain / Slaughter Mountain / Cedar Run
Subjects Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries